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FOTO Rehab Outcomes Blog

Information Technology and Enhancing Care Outcomes: Part IV

We've been in the information technology business since 1994. At that time, information technology and care outcomes were not popular in either the health care industry nor the rehabilitative world. We continue to elevate our standards, improve our measurement processes and analyze aggregated rehabilitative outcome data. We are the standard in measuring rehabilitation outcomes. We support payers in their quality initiatives and payment models that focus on value versus volume.
We are excited to be in attendance at this year's HIMSS15 Annual Conference and Exhibition. We'd like to share sessions focused on our area of expertise and passion. Part IV focuses on Wednesday.

Wednesday, April 15

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM CT in Room W196C

Collaborating and Connecting for Better Health, Better Value

Alan Muney, MD, MHA will provide examples of how the right connections with the right technology can improve outcomes. One example will be the model developed within Cigna. FOTO paved the way for incentive based payment for outcomes as demonstrated in a 2006 Final Report, titled "Pay-for-Performance for Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy: Medicare Part B Services," to Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

If you happen to be in attendance this year and are interested in ways to incorporate a payment model for rehabilitation services that focuses on value, please stop by booth 7664 in the new exhibitor section. We love talking about outcomes and quality focused payment models!  If you aren't in attendance OR are too crazy busy to stop by, no worries, fill out this information and we'll reach out to you!

Until next time,